FORCE OF EVIL Begin Recording Debut CD

FORCE OF EVIL, the new Danish all-star band featuring guitarist Michael Denner (ex-MERCYFUL FATE), guitarist Hank Shermann (MERCYFUL FATE), bassist Hal Patino (KING DIAMOND), drummer Bjarne Holm (MERCYFUL FATE), and vocalist Martin Steene (IRONFIRE), entered the studio on Monday (March 24) to begin recording their debut album, due on June 15 through an as-yet-undisclosed label. ...

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DARK ANGEL Added To X-MASS FESTIVALS Dates

Reunited Los Angeles thrashers DARK ANGEL have reportedly been added to the Antwerpen, Belgium (Dec. 20) and Tilburg, Holland (Dec. 21) stops of the upcoming X-Mass Festivals European tour. The trek, which will feature appearances by HYPOCRISY, DESTRUCTION, NILE, VADER, DEW SCENTED, DISBELIEF and MISERY INDEX, will kick off on Dec. 7 in London and ...

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DESTRUCTION Set Release Date For New CD

DESTRUCTION have set a Sept. 29 European release date through Nuclear Blast Records for their upcoming CD, the group's first since the departure of drummer Sven Vormann (he has since been replaced by Marc Reign). The band will hit Little Creek Studio in Switzerland next week for the final phase of the pre-production for the ...

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THE GATHERING: 'Souvenirs' To Receive American Release

THE GATHERING's long-awaited new full-length album, "Souvenirs", is scheduled for a May 6 American release through The End Records. "Souvenirs" was released in most of Europe on Feb. 24 through the group's own Psychonaut Records. The full track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. These Good People 02. Even the Spirits are Afraid ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE: OZZY Deserves Everything He Has

Ozzy Osbourne is more than just a father to his daughter, Kelly — he's also an adviser of sorts. According to her, he gives advice on living life in the public eye. "He (said) the stage can be the loneliest place in the world," she told the Associated Press. She didn't elaborate on its meaning. ...

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Rules Set For Lawyers' Visit To GREAT WHITE Fire Site Tomorrow

Private lawyers and their fire experts are scheduled to converge at the site of The Station nightclub fire tomorrow morning to take photographs and measurements in preparation for civil lawsuits stemming from the blaze that killed 99 people, The Providence Journal has reported. According to an order issued by Superior Court Judge Alice B. Gibney ...

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DUKE Sign With MASSACRE RECORDS

DUKE, the German band formed by ex-SCANNER singer Haridon Lee (a.k.a. Leszek Szpigiel). Have signed a deal with Massacre Records. The band — rounded out by Tobias Kersting (guitars), Stefan (bass) and "the first female power metal drummer" Anja Assmuth (sister of former ANGEL DUST pounder Dirk Assmuth) — will enter Mohrmann studio in Bochum, ...

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